Delhi civic polls: Congress brings in Amarinder Singh, BJP deploys big names
New Delhi : After the five state polls, the parties are now gearing up for the civic polls in New Delhi.
After taking Congress to a resounding win in Punjab, Captain Amarinder Singh has been asked to repeat the success in upcoming MCD polls in Delhi.
On the other hand, the ruling BJP has deployed high-profile names, including three central ministers, to retain the civic bodies in national capital.
Not only Captain Amarinder Singh, punjab minister Navjot Singh Sidhu will also ask votes for the Congress.
For the first time AAP participating in the civic polls on all 272 wards with full strength. The Congress’s successful show against the AAP in Punjab is the primary reason behind the move to deploy Singh.
The BJP has a star-studded line-up ready, too. The party appointed a team of four senior leaders, Vinay Sahasrabuddhe, Nirmala Sitharaman, Jitendra Singh, and Sanjeev Balyan, to supervise the municipal elections.
BJP’s Ramlila Maidan convention for workers, to be held on March 25, will also be addressed by the party president Amit Shah and Union urban development minister M Venkaiah Naidu, who will give tips to them for better booth level election management.